Charlie and George from the Retro Ramble Podcast join Flixwatcher remotely to review Charlie’s choice The Lincoln Lawyer.

 

The Lincoln Lawyer is a 2011 drama/thriller film based on the 2005 novel of the same name by Michael Connelly and directed by Brad Furman. It stars Matthew McConaughey as The Lincoln Lawyer Mick Haller (so-called because his Lincoln car is his office) and has strong support from Marisa Tomei, Ryan Phillippe, Josh Lucas, John Leguizamo, Michael Peña, Bryan Cranston and William H. Macy.

Haller is hired to defend the son (Phillippe) of a wealthy Los Angeles businesswoman in an assault case, but the high profile case quickly turns after similarities with a previous case Haller worked arise. Part courtroom drama part whodunit, The Lincoln Lawyer is a fairly enjoyable film. Carried by McConaughey who (according to Helen’s chart) is the beginning of the McConaissance with The Lincoln Lawyer.

 

 

 

Scores

The Lincoln Lawyer scores pretty well in the Flixwatcher categories, very high on the small screen but its low repeat viewing brings the overall score to 3.6.

What do you guys think? Have you seen The Lincoln Lawyer? What did you think? Please let us know in the comments below!

 

Episode #165 Crew Links

Thanks to the Episode #165 Crew of Charlie  (@RetroRambleBlog) from, the Retro Ramble Podcast and George (@GeorgeMcghee) also from, the Retro Ramble Podcast.

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More about The Lincoln Lawyer

For more info on The Lincoln Lawyer, you can visit The Lincoln Lawyer IMDb page here or The Lincoln Lawyer Rotten Tomatoes page here.

 

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Films New on Netflix

As well as this week’s episode we think you should know some of the best new films on Netflix UK this week. Subscribe to our newsletter to get the latest news.

The Claudia Kishi Club

Asian American creatives pay passionate tribute to the iconic, stereotype-busting “Baby-Sitters Club” character in this heartfelt documentary short.

 

Added to UK Netflix: 10th July 2020.

The Equalizer 2

Ex-CIA agent-turned-vigilante Robert McCall uses his deadly skills once again to avenge the death of a close friend and former colleague.

 

Added to UK Netflix: 10th July 2020.

 

 

The Old Guard

 

Four undying warriors who’ve secretly protected humanity for centuries become targeted for their mysterious powers just as they discover a new immortal.

 

Added to UK Netflix: 10th July 2020.

Hole in the Wall

 

Diagnosed with colon cancer, a free-spirited man embarks on an illuminating road trip with his son through South Africa.

 

Added to UK Netflix: 10th July 2020.

 

 

Rogue Warfare: Death of a Nation

As their leader recovers from trauma, a global team of elite soldiers must regroup and stop the deadly plans of an extremist mastermind within 36 hours.

Added to UK Netflix: 13th July 2020.

Films Leaving Netflix

Unfortunately, not all of the films stay on Netflix forever, booooo! Often you don’t get to find out until its too late. The films listed below are leaving Netflix UK super soon so please don’t miss out!

The Purge: Anarchy
In this dark sequel, ordinary citizens do their best to survive during an annual 12-hour amnesty when any criminal act can be committed.

Leaving:16th July 2020

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